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Induction Event for New Research Students

Alun 1.01, Alun Building,Management Centre, College Road
Wednesday 4 October 2017, 14:00–16:00
Doctoral School
Doctoral School
01248 382357

All new doctoral students are warmly invited to an induction event to be held on Wednesday 4th October 2017 in Alun 1.01, Alun Building, next to the Management Centre, College Road.  It will be a perfect opportunity for new doctoral students to meet one another.  We have put together a programme to include information from the Doctoral School, the Library and Student Services, you will have the opportunity to meet the faces behind the e-mails. We have also invited some supervisors and students to contribute to the day.  

[If you intend to come to the induction event please register online here  or contact]

We do hope you can join us!


2.00 pm                       Registration

2.15 pm                       Welcome

Professor John Turner, PGR Dean; Dr Penny Dowdney, Doctoral School Manager

2.30 pm                       Role of the Doctoral Supervisor

Dr Helena Miguelez-Carballeira, Director of Graduate School, College of Arts and Humanities

2.45 pm                       Role of the Doctoral Supervisor

Professor John Turner, PGR Dean and School of Ocean Sciences

3.00pm                        Break and Coffee

3.30 pm                       Doctoral Training and Development Opportunities         

Dr Penny Dowdney, Manager of the Doctoral School

Clare Brass, Employability Co-ordinator

3.45 pm                       A research student’s perspective                  

4.15pm                        Student Support Services

Mrs Stephanie Barbaresi , Assistant Registrar, Student Services

4.25pm                        Services of the Library and Copyright issues

Dr Beth Hall, Academic Support Librarian, Library Services  

4.35pm                        Close


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